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The Power and The Effect of Thanksgiving 2: The Sacrifices of Thanksgiving

The Power and The Effect of Thanksgiving 2: The Sacrifices of Thanksgiving

The Power and The Effect of Thanksgiving 2: The Sacrifices of Thanksgiving

Psalm 50:14-15; 107:21-22; 116:12-14; 116:15-19

What is a Sacrifice?
An act of offering to a deity something precious
Destruction or surrender of something for the sake of something else.
To sacrifice is to give up something in order to go up
Something given up or lost
Something offered in sacrifice

What is Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving is the outward expression of heartfelt appreciation to God the Father for what He has done, what He is doing and what you expect Him to do for you. See Ephesians 5:20; 1 Thessalonians 5:18; Colossians 3:17; Philippians 4:6-7; Colossians 4:2;

There are three aspects of Thanksgiving:
Recognition: This is thanking God and giving Him the glory for what He has done for you. Thanksgiving is acknowledging God for what He has done for you. See Psalm 115:1; Luke 17:11-19; Romans 1:21; Malachi 2:1-3

Appreciation: This is the art of thanking God for what He is doing. See Psalm 92:1-2; 136:1-4; 1 Corinthians 15:57; 2 Corinthians 2:14

Anticipation: This is thanking God the Father for what you expect Him to do for you, in you or through you. See Philippians 4:6-7; John 11:41-44; Romans 4:17-21;

Thanksgiving is the joyous expression of appreciation unto God the Father for His manifested goodness. See Isaiah 51:3; 1 Chronicles 29:10-13;

Thanksgiving can be verbal expression of gratitude to God for His manifested goodness. See Psalm 105:1-2; 106:1-2; Psalm 107:21; 26:7; 92:1; 1 Chronicles 29:13; Isaiah 51:3

Thanksgiving is celebrating God for His faithfulness. See Psalm 92:1-2

What is a Sacrifice of Thanksgiving?

A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving is a voluntary offering given to God in appreciation for what He has done for you. See Psalm 50:14-15; 116:12-19

A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving is the payment of a promise or vow made to God in times of crisis or in anticipation of a miracle. See Jonah 2:9; Psalm 50:14-15; Job 22:27; Luke 16:10-12

A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving is the expression of appreciation to God for what He has done for you by giving something very costly or precious. See 1 Kings 3:4; Genesis 8:20-22; Psalm 126:1-6

A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving is a freewill offering. See Leviticus 22:29; Deuteronomy 23:21-23; Amos 4:5; 2 Chronicles 29:31

The thanksgiving offering is given publicly. See Psalm 22:25; 35:18

The. Sacrifice of thanksgiving can be done with singing and testimonies along with the payment of the vows. See Jonah 2:9; Jeremiah 33:11; Hosea 14:2; Hebrews 13:15-16; Psalm 26:7; 119:108

Preserving the Faith of the Fathers For Future Generations

The Power and the Effect of Thanksgiving

The Power and the Effect of Thanksgiving

Leviticus 22:29; Psalm 50:14-15

Thanksgiving is the outward expression of heartfelt appreciation to God the Father for what He has done, what He is doing and what you expect Him to do for you. See Ephesians 5:20; 1 Thessalonians 5:18; Colossians 3:17; Philippians 4:6-7; Colossians 4:2; 1 Corinthians 15:57; 2 Corinthians 2:14
Thanksgiving can be verbal expression of gratitude to God for His manifested goodness. See Psalm 105:1-2; 106:1-2; Psalm 107:21; 26:7; 92:1; 1 Chronicles 29:13; Isaiah 51:3
Power is defined as the following:
  1. The ability to produce an effect
  2. The capacity or ability to do something
  3. The ability to determine or decide outcomes
  4. The capability or capacity to influence the course of events
Text: Luke 17:11-17
Things to Note:
Thanksgiving is expected. See Psalm 107:21-22; 107:31-32; Luke 17:17-18; Numbers 21:4-7; Romans 1:21-22
  1. Thanksgiving facilitates answers your prayers. Praise and thanksgiving facilitates speedy answers to prayers. See Acts 16:25-26; Philippians 4:6-7; 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18; Colossians 2:2-3; Daniel 6:10; Jonah 2:1-10(9)
  2. Thanksgiving is the yeast of multiplication. Thanksgiving is a multiplier. It always leads to more. Thanksgiving is the yeast of increase and multiplication. God will only increase whatever you are grateful for. See Jeremiah 30:19; Matthew 14:15-21; John 6:4-13; Colossians 2:7
  3. Thanksgiving opens the door to manifestations of God’s glory and power. The atmosphere of gratitude and thanksgiving is the atmosphere of the miraculous. See John 11:40-45; 2 Chronicles 5:13-14
  4. Thanksgiving perpetuates or sustains divine blessings. To enjoy Divine Blessings you must be a grateful person. See Genesis 8:20-21; 9:12-17; Deuteronomy 28:47-49; Psalm 106:21-27; Psalm 107:21-22
  5. Habitual thanksgiving can protect you from demon influence. Ingratitude opens you up to demonic oppression. When we complain, we murmur against God. This is an act of verbal rebellion. See Numbers 21:4-9; Romans 2:18-24
  6. Thanksgiving sustains progress. As you continue to thank God, God increases you . Thanksgiving leads to perpetual increase. See 2 Samuel 6:12-15; Jeremiah 30:19-21
  7. Thanksgiving prolongs your days. Gratitude prolongs your days. Complaining and murmuring can shorten your days. Find something to be grateful for. See Isaiah 38:18; Numbers 21:4-7; Deuteronomy 28:47-49; 2 Chronicles 32:24-26